A football game in Guatemala came to an abrupt halt when a helicopter crashed in the middle of the field.

The Associated Press reports that all six on board were injured, three seriously, but no one on the ground was hurt.

The crash took place in Guatemala City where the soccer players noticed the chopper in trouble overhead and ran to safety.

The helicopter ended up crashing behind one of the goalposts.

According to reports the pilot of the helicopter was Guatemala's former assistant defense minister.

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